Kingston Mines

Kingston Mines

2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
(773) 231-6490 serving: DePaul, North Side
open:Sun-Fri 8pm-4am Sat 8pm-5am

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


  • Live Music
  • Weekly Specials
  • Private Parties


Restaurants, Bar Food, Blues, Live Music, Nightclubs, Mastercard Accepted, After Hours, Carte Blanche, Bars & Clubs, Discover Accepted, Barbecue Restaurants, Bars & Pubs, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted,

The Low Down


Kingston Mines is Chicago's oldest and largest real blues club. The newly-renovated Doc's Rib Joint serves the finest barbeque ribs, wings, catfish and more for late-night dining pleasure. Seven nights a week Kingston Mines presents Chicago Blues on two stages with two bands and guest vocalists.
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Know Before You Go: Pellegrino has expanded the square footage of his club substantially. It's now three storefronts wide, putting an end to the original sweaty, cramped confines.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

No Chicago blues excursion is complete without a last blast at this Lakeview spot--any night of the week.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
Kingston Mines humbly bills itself as the "Playground of the Stars," and it's a safe bet that many of those celebs drop by the spacious joint because of its late-night license. The Mines is the only North Side blues…
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By jamiep2111439982 at Citysearch

Following an occupied day of touring, we were drained yet at the same time chose to go to the Kingston Mines to hear extraordinary Blues music. We ... Read More

By tijom at Citysearch

This place is amazing hot girls. There the estimate in the business Read More

By John G at Insider Pages

I have to say that they really knows how to make a customer happy! They were so nice, providing us with good service Read More

Grade A
By Pete G at Insider Pages

Kingston Mines is just as awesome as everyone says it is. My friends and I have been here several times when I'm in town to visit and we love it ev... Read More

By vivian c at Insider Pages

This was a great bar. I came here with my friends and we loved it. we had a lot of fun. we always come here and we always have a blast. the drinks ... Read More